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DCI boss moves 110 sleuths in major reshuffle to stem crime

The Director of Criminal Investigations Ndegwa Muhoro has appointed seven regional DCI commanders in a reshuffle affecting 110 senior detectives.

Mombasa DCI boss Pius Macharia has been appointed the Coast Regional Coordinator while the Embu County boss Mr Henry Ondiek appointed the Eastern region boss.

Others are Mohammed Amin (North Eastern), Gideon Kibunja (Rift Valley) David Cheruiyot (Western), John Gachomo (Nyanza) and Michael Wasieba (Central).

The head of serious crimes Unit John Koki has been moved to Baringo as the County DCI boss.

Mr Patrick Ndunda who was transferred to the Harambee House two years ago has been redeployed to his former station at the Criminal Registry, DCI headquarters.


Nairobi’s Central DCIO Zack Nangulu has been promoted and transferred to Garissa as the County DCI boss. He has been replaced by the Starehe DCIO Seroney Kiberenge. The new Starehe DCI boss is Mr Linus Owang’o.

Makadara DCIO Stephen Mutua has been transferred to Migori in the same capacity while the new Embakasi DCIO is Peter mania from Isiolo who replaces Mr Daniel Kimulwo, who has been transferred to the International Crimes Unit at the DCI headquarters.

Ngong’ DCIO Nehemiah Bitok has been moved to Makueni and has been replaced by Kisauni’s Stehen Wambua.

Ongata Rongai’s Benson Kasyoki has been moved to Siaya in the same capacity. He has been replaced by Cecilia Mugambi of DCI Training School.

The new Langata DCIO is Mr Samson Kiptum from Kiambu while Kayole’s Ayub Mwatabu has been moved to Eldoret Airport and has been replaced by Gabriel Gachungi of Mandera.

Last week, the Deputy Inspector General Kitili Mboya transferred 123 senior officers.